Will Refvem's blog

The Lure of the Monolith

“It may not be the right way to do things, but it’s how we do it.” How many of us, as junior developers, wide-eyed and full of wonder, have heard something like this from a manager or tech lead? I remember hearing this early in my career and responding with a furrowed brow and a harrumph. My boss was trying to explain the facts of life to me, and I was ill-prepared to hear them...